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2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: SHA512 Hashing + icj verify

2023-12-16 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Raw Computing Grunt vs Mac Pro M2 Ultra, 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max

2023-12-11 OWC Express 1M2 USB4 SSD: Clone Backup Speed

2023-12-08 OWC Express 1M2 USB4 SSD: RAID-0 Stripe on Mac Pro (video) 📹

2023-12-07 OWC Express 1M2 USB4 SSD: How Fast with Real World Usage?

2023-11-27 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc35

2023-11-27 How-To Videos for diglloydTools IntegrityChecker 📹

2023-11-15 Reader Question: “time date stamps on my folders get updated when I use icj update”

2023-09-22 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc34

2023-09-20 Integrity Checker: Tamper Detection for Files?

2023-08-03 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc32

2023-07-29 OWC Atlas Ultra CFExpress B Camera Card: Awesomely Fast, Perfect Encrypted Wallet Backup

2023-07-28 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc31 + DiskTester Java and other tools

2023-07-24 IntegrityChecker Diagnoses a Failing SAN (Storage Area Network) that is Corrupting Files

2023-07-22 Are your Backups Valid?

2023-07-19 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc30

2023-07-15 JDK 21 Goes Crypto Native on Apple Silicon: 4X Faster IntegrityChecker, 2X Speed of Intel

2023-07-12 Data Integrity: a Backup is a Hope and a Prayer unless it’s a VERIFIED backup

2023-06-30 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc28 — Fixes Stalling Bug with Legacy 'ic' Files

2023-06-27 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc27

2023-06-17 Yet Again, IntegrityChecker Saves Me from Major Data Loss — Corrupted Files in Multiple Backups

2023-04-08 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc23

2023-03-30 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc20

2023-03-02 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc17

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Integrity Checker Java 'verify'

2023-02-17 Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: How Much Faster than 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max?

2023-01-22 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc9

2022-09-18 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc3 — Public Release of IntegrityChecker Java version 3.0

2022-09-09 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 FC1 — Looking For Testers

2022-09-07 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 2.0.5fc3 — Last Release Prior to version 3.0

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2023-12-01 Screencasts: Adobe Camera Raw, Focus Stacking Introduction, Preparation, Retouching

2023-12-01 Screencast: RAW-file Conversion with Adobe Camera Raw — How I do It

2023-11-15 Your Images and Data Matter: Don’t Wait to Buy Insurance until *After* the Fire!

2023-08-04 diglloydTools cross-platform Java tools: Data Integrity, Image Organization, Wipe Data, Extended File Attributes

2023-07-12 Putting the 2023 Mac Pro M2 Ultra into 'Production' Use

2022-11-08 Reducing Hasselblad X2D File Size via Hasselblad Phocus Copy/Import, eg Converting Original Capture 3FR to FFF Format

2022-11-07 Back from Trip with Loads of Hasselblad X2D Images — and a Guarantee of Data Integrity with IntegrityChecker

2022-09-18 Don’t let your Photos and Videos Silently Go Corrupt — IntegrityChecker Java version 3.0

2022-04-14 IntegrityChecker Java for Windows Now Available for Download

2021-11-02 BMJ: Researcher blows the whistle on Covid-19 data integrity issues in Pfizer’s vaccine trial

2020-07-31 diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java v2.0 fc4 Available for Download

2020-01-19 For Mac/Windows/Linux/etc — diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java version 1.3b5 Now Available — Includes Automated Install Script for macOS users

2020-01-02 MAJOR Performance Improvements to diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java version 1.1b10

2019-12-18 Validating Backups, Validating File Transfers, Data Integrity Over Time

2019-01-11 Reader Comment: Hard Drive Error Rates

Apple 2023 Mac Pro M2 Ultra

World’s fastest desktop?.

Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max

World’s fastest laptop, beats nearly all desktops..

Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max

World’s fastest laptop, beats nearly all desktops..

Apple 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max

Trouncing Intel-based laptops and desktops alike..

Apple iMac 5K (October 2020)

Rocking fast iMac with 8 cores and up to 128GB..

Apple iMac 5K (March 2019)

Rocking fast iMac with 8 cores and up to 128GB..

Apple Mac mini (November 2018)

True desktop-class performance..

Apple Mac Pro (December 2019)

Workhorse desktop tower..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina 16-inch (October 2019)

Desktop Class Performance, memory, SSD..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (July 2018)

Vastly improved performance over 2017 model, 6 CPU Cores..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (June 2017)

Improved performance over 2016 model..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (late 2016)

Touchbar, wide gamut, unrivalled SSD..

Apple 12-Inch MacBook (2016)

An iPad-sized laptop, refreshed..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (2015)

Evolving the platform with a hyper fast SSD..

backup

Protecting your data from drive failures, theft, fire, flood, and dinosaurs..

Cloning

How to utilize cloning for backup and other chores..

OWC Thunderbay 4 Mini

High performance with 2.5-inch hard drives or SSDs..

Apple 2017 iMac Pro

High-end computing moves to the iMac form factor..

Apple 2017 iMac 5K

Even better than the 2015 model..

Apple 2015 iMac 5K

5K Display, blazingly fast SSD.

Apple 2014 iMac 5K

World’s first 5K Display.

Easy Thunderbolt Networking (10 Gigabit)

Networking as fast as an SSD!.

diglloydTools and IntegrityChecker How-To

How to use IntegrityChecker and other tools..

OWC Mercury Accelsior PCIe RAID SSD

Ultra-fast solid state storage with hardware RAID for a Mac Pro in a PCIe slot..

Solid State Drives, Various

SSDs and thumb drives..

Apple 12-Inch MacBook (2015)

An iPad-sized laptop..


Blog posts

2023

2023-12-20 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: SHA512 Hashing + icj verify

2023-12-16 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Raw Computing Grunt vs Mac Pro M2 Ultra, 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max

2023-12-11 OWC Express 1M2 USB4 SSD: Clone Backup Speed

2023-12-08 OWC Express 1M2 USB4 SSD: RAID-0 Stripe on Mac Pro (video) 📹

2023-12-07 OWC Express 1M2 USB4 SSD: How Fast with Real World Usage?

2023-11-27 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc35

2023-11-27 How-To Videos for diglloydTools IntegrityChecker 📹

2023-11-15 Reader Question: “time date stamps on my folders get updated when I use icj update”

2023-09-22 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc34

2023-09-20 Integrity Checker: Tamper Detection for Files?

2023-08-03 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc32

2023-07-29 OWC Atlas Ultra CFExpress B Camera Card: Awesomely Fast, Perfect Encrypted Wallet Backup

2023-07-28 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc31 + DiskTester Java and other tools

2023-07-24 IntegrityChecker Diagnoses a Failing SAN (Storage Area Network) that is Corrupting Files

2023-07-22 Are your Backups Valid?

2023-07-19 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc30

2023-07-15 JDK 21 Goes Crypto Native on Apple Silicon: 4X Faster IntegrityChecker, 2X Speed of Intel

2023-07-12 Data Integrity: a Backup is a Hope and a Prayer unless it’s a VERIFIED backup

2023-06-30 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc28 — Fixes Stalling Bug with Legacy 'ic' Files

2023-06-27 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc27

2023-06-17 Yet Again, IntegrityChecker Saves Me from Major Data Loss — Corrupted Files in Multiple Backups

2023-04-08 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc23

2023-03-30 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc20

2023-03-02 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc17

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Integrity Checker Java 'verify'

2023-02-17 Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: How Much Faster than 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max?

2023-01-22 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc9

2022

2022-09-18 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 fc3 — Public Release of IntegrityChecker Java version 3.0

2022-09-09 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 3.0 FC1 — Looking For Testers

2022-09-07 IntegrityChecker (icj) Java Release 2.0.5fc3 — Last Release Prior to version 3.0

2022-06-21 TESTED: Apple Mac Studio M1 Ultra: SHA512 Hashing Speed Scalability

2022-06-18 TESTED: Apple Mac Studio M1 Ultra: IntegrityChecker, Verify (SHA512 Hashing, Multithreaded)

2022-05-07 Validating Backup Volumes is Essential, Right-After and Later Too!

2022-05-03 Developer Out There Who Knows NSFileManager + Objective C, Craft a Command Line Executable?

2022-04-29 IntegrityChecker Java Release 2.0.3b25

2022-04-23 Reader Question: “Will DiglloydTools work with macOS Monterey?”

2022-04-14 IntegrityChecker Java for Windows Now Available for Download

2022-04-13 IntegrityChecker Java for Windows: How To Install Java

2022-04-13 IntegrityChecker Java for Windows: How To Set the Path Variable

2022-04-12 IntegrityChecker Java for Windows: Tested And Working

2022-01-03 IntegrityChecker Java (icj) Version 2.02 Now Available

2022-01-03 IntegrityChecker Java (icj): Suppressing Innocuous HASHES_MATCH_DATE_CHANGED Warnings

2022-01-03 IntegrityChecker Java (icj): How to Eliminate the WARN_IO_STALL Messages

2022-01-01 SHA-512 Hashing Speed in Java: 2019 Mac Pro, 2019 iMac 5K, 2020 iMac 5K, 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max

2021

2021-12-22 Apple M1 Macs: Not a Mature Solution for General Usage eg Java Virtual Machine

2021-12-16 Java for Apple M1 Macs

2021-12-16 Why Use IntegrityChecker Java for Data Integrity?

2021-12-06 IntegrityChecker Java: How Fast Can Hashing Go on the 13GB/sec OWC Accelsior 8M2 PCIe SSD?

2021-10-29 How to More than Double I/O Speed for Validation of Data Integrity of Large Amounts of Data (IntegrityChecker)

2021-10-22 Fastest SSD Yet in the MacBook Pro M1 Max, but Will Apps Run Things Faster Because of It?

2021-10-11 diglloydTools MemoryTester Finds Bad Memory in Server Today, Prompted by IntegrityChecker Flagging Corrupt Files

2021-10-08 IntegrityChecker Java: Simultaneous Data Verification on any Number of Hard Drives or SSDs

2021-10-05 Years Later, macOS Big Sur leaves Major Disk I/O Performance Bug Unfixed

2021-10-04 Checking for Data Corruption after macOS Hoses Your System

2021-03-09 Diglloyd Tools IntegrityChecker Java 2.0.0

2021-03-06 diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java: Optimizing Performance by Working Around macOS Caching Performance Bugs

2021-03-06 diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java: Optimizing Performance on Hard Drives (macOS)

2021-03-01 diglloydTools and IntegrityChecker Java Working Fine on macOS Big Sur

2020

2020-08-20 Reader Question on diglloydTools IntegrityChecker: “verify terabytes of content back and forth between the cloud and other local RAID drives I have”.

2020-07-31 diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java v2.0 fc4 Available for Download

2020-07-15 diglloydTools IntegrityChecker: Major Release Coming Soon

2020-07-06 Data Loss Prevented: IntegrityChecker Saves my Bacon by Detecting Corrupted Files after a Clone

2020-01-21 diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java version 1.3b11 Update: Better Handling of Permissions Issues

2020-01-20 diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java version 1.3b7 Update (incorporates online help)

2020-01-19 Insanely Fast Data Integrity Checking with diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java

2020-01-19 For Mac/Windows/Linux/etc — diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java version 1.3b5 Now Available — Includes Automated Install Script for macOS users

2020-01-05 diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java version 1.2b2 Incorporates SHA-512 for Major Performance Boost

2020-01-02 MAJOR Performance Improvements to diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java version 1.1b10

2019

2019-12-28 Detecting Data Corruption Caused by Bit Rot or Bad Drives or Software Bugs with diglloydTools IntegrityChecker

2019-12-18 Validating Data Transfer/Copy Before Deleting the Source/Original Data: diglloydTools IntegrityChecker

2019-10-20 Reader Question: diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Purchase Options

2019-09-04 Features Coming to IntegrityChecker java

2019-05-27 Detecting Corruption / Validating Data Integrity Over Time and Across Drives and Backup/Restore

2019-03-05 Apple Core Rot: macOS Finder File Copying: Fails to Replace "dot files" When Replacing a folder = DATA LOSS

2019-02-22 Performance Tip for diglloydTools IntegrityChecker, java version

2019-01-27 How to Fix Damaged File Dates (RAW or JPEG or movies) with exiftool

2019-01-26 Apple 2018 Mac mini: Java Performance for diglloydTools IntegrityChecker a Big Bump Up vs 2017 iMac 5K

2018

2018-12-25 Data Integrity Over Time, and with OS Changes

2018-09-29 Data Integrity Over Time, and with OS Changes

2018-05-30 Apple Core Rot: File System Performance Problems, Thunderbolt 3 Performance Problems, Thunderbolt 3 Disconnect Problems, etc.

2018-01-07 Meltdown and Spectre CPU Architecture Bugs: Apple Has Partially Addressed with No Performance Impact?

2017

2017-12-30 diglloydTools v 2.2.15 Now Includes Java IntegrityChecker with up to 50% Speed Improvement

2017-12-24 diglloydTools Updated to v 2.2.15, IntegrityChecker Sees up to 38% Speed Improvement

2017-07-18 2017 MacBook Pro: IntegrityChecker Verify

2017-07-16 Apple Bug? 2017 MacBook Pro Has Impaired Performance Using Apple Power Brick vs OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock + Why Does 800% CPU Usage Go Into Idle Clock Speed Mode?

2017-07-16 Adobe Lightroom Performance: Inefficiencies Could be Fixed

2016

2016-11-30 Reader Comment: DiskTester

2016-10-08 diglloydTools: Current version Works with macOS Sierra (no update needed)

2016-09-10 Reader Question: diglloydTool IntegrityChecker to address “had an experience where a number of my RAW files were silently corrupted”

2016-08-13 diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java Version: Finds Duplicates, Saved me 100GB!

2016-08-13 diglloydTools IntegrityChecker 'icj' beta 6 now posted

2016-08-09 diglloydTools IntegrityChecker 'icj' beta 5 now posted

2016-08-04 NEW! Cross Platform Java-Based diglloydTools IntegrityChecker

2016-07-19 Reader Question: Carbon Copy Cloner and File Integrity

2016-05-18 Apple 2016 MacBook: Real-World Photoshop Performance + IntegrityChecker Speed

2016-05-18 Apple 2016 MacBook: Real-World Photoshop Performance + IntegrityChecker Speed

2015

2015-12-07 Reconfiguring Storage to use 8TB Drives, Data Integrity Critical

2015-11-20 Late 2015 iMac 5K: IntegrityChecker 'verify' (SHA1 hash)

2015-07-05 diglloydTools for Testing Drives, Data Integrity, Wiping Sensitive Files

2015-06-08 2015 MacBook Pro SSD Speed = Awesome in the Real World Too

2015-05-03 Detecting Corruption / Validating Data Integrity Over Time and Across Drives and Backup/Restore

2015-01-17 What’s the Most Important Aspect of Your Mac?

2015-01-17 How to Automate DiskUtility Verification of Mounted Volumes

2015-01-09 Detecting Corruption / Validating Data Integrity Over Time and Across Drives and Backup/Restore

2014

2014-11-02 diglloydTools DiskTester, IntegrityChecker, MemoryTester — Works Fine on OS X Yosemite

2014-10-31 Fastest iMac 5K vs the Fastest Mac Pro: Integrity Checker (SHA1 Hash)

2014-07-30 Just Did a Big Drive Reconfig: How Did I Verify Data Integrity?

2014-06-11 Detecting Corruption / Validating Data Integrity Over Time and Across Drives and Backup/Restore

2014-03-08 2013 Mac Pro: that 1TB Flash Storage (SSD) ’Rocks’

2013

2013-10-07 Are Your Backup Drives Still Functional? Are Your Files Subtly Damaged?

2013-07-12 How to Safely Transfer Data or Verify Backups

2013-06-29 How to Safely Transfer Data or Verify Backups

2013-06-29 How to Automate DiskUtility Verification of Mounted Volumes

2013-06-11 Detecting Corruption / Validating Data Integrity Over Time and Across Drives and Backup/Restore

2013-04-14 A Robust Backup Process

2013-04-07 Example of Verifying Data Integrity

2013-04-06 OWC Mercury Accelsior 'E2' PCIe SSD with Dual eSATA Ports — the Upgrade Process and Data Verification

2013-03-26 How to Safely Transfer Data or Verify Backups

2013-02-18 How to Safely Transfer Data or Verify Backups

2011

2011-03-28 How to Safely Transfer Data or Verify Backups

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